childhood Archive

  • There’s this strange, displaced, unsettled feeling that can creep around you when you grow up with divorced parents. Places that you are supposed to call home don’t always feel like […]

    Wild things

    There’s this strange, displaced, unsettled feeling that can creep around you when you grow up with divorced parents. Places that you are supposed to call home don’t always feel like […]

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  • The first tower opened the year that I was born, near enough to Manhattan’s bridges and tunnels for my father to traverse them daily. I only went inside of the […]

    September 11

    The first tower opened the year that I was born, near enough to Manhattan’s bridges and tunnels for my father to traverse them daily. I only went inside of the […]

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  • My solution to living under a government that doesn’t represent you, age 9 (click to enlarge & read): While recently helping to clear out a room at my mother’s house, […]

    Revolution – it’s easy peasy!

    My solution to living under a government that doesn’t represent you, age 9 (click to enlarge & read): While recently helping to clear out a room at my mother’s house, […]

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  • When I was nine years old, my parents separated and my mother, brother and I moved from the east coast to Ohio. After living with cousins for one endless summer, […]

    Why Santa is real to me

    When I was nine years old, my parents separated and my mother, brother and I moved from the east coast to Ohio. After living with cousins for one endless summer, […]

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  • When we were kids living in New Jersey, my brother and I had a babysitter named Mrs. Ombach, who came over to watch us frequently on summer afternoons. She would […]

    Mrs. Ombach would be proud

    When we were kids living in New Jersey, my brother and I had a babysitter named Mrs. Ombach, who came over to watch us frequently on summer afternoons. She would […]

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